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2012-04-26 13:46:59

Consumption of resistant starch leads to positive changes in the bowel and could protect against genetic damage implicated in bowel cancer. Western diets are typically low in fiber and have been linked with a higher incidence of bowel cancer. Even though Australians eat more dietary fiber than many other western countries, bowel cancer is still the second most commonly reported cancer in Australia with 30 new cases diagnosed every day. Dr David Topping, from CSIRO´s Food Futures...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.